a brief stop in the course of a journey, as to eat, sleep, or visit friends.
such a stop made with the privilege of proceeding later on the ticket originally issued.
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How to use stopover in a sentence
Either way, the station is likely to play an important role for future missions, as a stopover for astronauts headed for the lunar surface and eventually as a staging post for journeys to Mars.NASA’s Artemis Launch Just Kicked Off a New Age in Space Exploration | Edd Gent | November 18, 2022 | Singularity Hub
The refugee centers are nothing more than a stopover point for those fleeing the war.
Silver State stopover at Great Basin National Park In the Great Basin National Heritage Area, you’ll find Nevada’s only national park and surprising history.How to Visit 7 National Parks in a Single Road Trip | cobrien | February 23, 2022 | Outside Online
Javier compared the feeling to a vacation years ago when he and Sylvia had a stopover in Turkey.‘Was This All Worth It?’ Grieving the Death of One of the Last U.S. Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan | W.J. Hennigan | September 2, 2021 | Time
Bright orange mesas and volcanic cliffs line this 132-mile scenic byway, which is chock-full of Native history at must-see stopovers like Chaco Culture National Historical Park and Bandelier National Monument.
What was once just a stopover point quickly became a destination in its own right.
After a stopover in Paris—she briefly worked as a subway busker, singing in Arabic for tips—Grout returned to Morocco.Boston Irish Girl Jennifer Grout Is The Unexpected Star Of ‘Arabs Got Talent’ | Michael Pizzi | December 5, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
One can travel between almost any two airports in America with, at worst, a single stopover.Think American Airlines Is Rotten? You Have No Idea How Good You Have It | Patrick Smith | October 11, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
The cluster of 770 islands lying 300 miles off South America once served as a stopover for whale and seal hunters.The Falklands, Always Contested, Inspire Fresh English-Argentine Squabble | Mac Margolis | February 8, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
McCain staffers at the time also said she had visited Ireland, but that was a re-fueling stopover.
Her stopover seemed quite extended already, for a casual visit in the course of a routine patrol cruise.Industrial Revolution | Poul William Anderson
We can't risk losing that stopover contract on account of some mech joke.The Love of Frank Nineteen | David Carpenter Knight
They turn the pages of the big stopover book, hoping a relative or friend had passed through the same town.Stopover | William Gerken
A ten-day stay in Hawaii, flying both ways, with a ten-hour stopover in Los Angeles on the way back.The Fourth R | George Oliver Smith
We had a day-long stopover at Sirius Eighteen, and I took a tour of the planet.The Colors of Space | Marion Zimmer Bradley
British Dictionary definitions for stopover
a stopping place on a journey
(intr, adverb) to make a stopover
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